Some Ask, ‘Does Chattanooga Need a Lynch Memorial?’ asked.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — In 2018, Georgia-based artist Jerome Meadows was selected for a challenging project: a public artwork commemorating Black lynching victims for permanent display in a bustling section of the mostly white Southern city of Chattanooga. a dark history of racial violence. The monument, which will open this weekend, especially honors Ed Johnson, A …